Scholarship Sundays with Dr. Dary
Episode 11

Happy New Year!!!

Episode 11 is dedicated to the memory of one of my favorite cousins, Bobbie Jones who I affectionately called Bobbie Jean! She would have been 56 today!!! I love and miss her and just want to remind all of us to not take life for granted!!! Please send thoughts and prayers to her Mom and my Auntie Carriel as well as her children, Quinde, John and Quinasha! In addition to her siblings and my first cousins David, Michael, Drena and Frances!

Congratulations to the Green Bay Packers...They are the NFC North Division Champions and earned a bye and home field advantage for their game next Sunday! Special kudos to my nephew Kevin King, #20, who earned the game ball last week and a fantastic season with 5 interceptions this season!!!

Congratulations to Concerned Parents Alliance/College Bound Programs!

UC Presidential Search Testimony
We were selected to provide a testimony to the University of CA’s Presidential search on January 14th at UCLA! We keep to provide what we are looking for in the new leadership of the entire UC system!

San Diego County Office of Education’s Equity 2020 Conference
We were also selected to give a workshop at the San Diego County Office of Education’s Equity 2020 Conference on January 17th! We have partnered with the California Association of African-American Superintendents and Administrators

2nd Annual Oakland A’s College Bound Day!
Stay tune for our partnership with the Oakland A’s for our 2nd Annual Oakland A’s College Bound Day!!!

Special Announcement
Starting next Sunday, January 12th, Scholarship Sundays with Dr. Dary will move our time to 6:30pm (Pacific Standard Time)!

Educational Basics
November 30th was the deadline to to apply to the University of CA and the California State University campuses. The UC campuses are closed but the CSU website says the following campuses are still open: Bakersfield, East Bay, Humboldt, Maritime, Pomona, San Bernardino, with certain majors or restrictions! January deadlines!!!

Attention 11th grade scholars - It’s time to register for the SAT or ACT for this Spring! I recommend you not wait until your senior year!

Fun Fact: 2020 is NOT the start of a new decade! It is the last year of our current decade! Thanks to my UC Irvine colleague and UCLA Mathematician, Dr. Kyndall Allen Brown. He explains it on his FB page.

A-G Review

Many keep asking about our upcoming 2020 customized CB Spring Break College Tour that will place April 13th - April 17th. Las Vegas and Arizona schools plus the PIMA airspace museum and Grand Canyon National Park. If you’re interested in finding out more details, please email me at

Sunday Acronymn: NOW


How did we do in starting our 2020?
Back to school…are you ready?
Focus on grades
Get our households in order
What is the tone in our households?
Are we ready to take on the year?

Scholarship Information

Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship


Available to:High School Seniors through College Freshmen

Award Amount:$10,000

The Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship is open to current high school seniors who are currently enrolled in or who have completed an advanced placement computer science course or who have taken an advanced placement computer science test, be planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate program majoring in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or other computer related field of study and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in order to be considered for this award.

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship


Available to:High School Freshmen through College Seniors

Award Amount:$1,000 - $5,000 

The Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship is available to full - time high school and undergraduate students who are ages 25 and under. To be considered, you must submit an original, three - to six - minute short film that addresses global women's issues such as: education for girls, maternal health, violence against women and girls, or a variety of other issues.
How to Apply
Lila Igram
12301 Zeller Lane
Austin, TX 78753

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Available to:High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount:$1,000 
The Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate or graduate students. You must be U.S. citizen or legal resident and submit a 140-character message that relates to technology addiction to qualify for this award.

San Diego Foundation Scholarship

If you live in San Diego county, don’t forget to start applying for the SD Foundation scholarship application! One application gives you access to hundreds of scholarships! Deadline: February 5th


“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.“
Malcolm X

Starting next Sunday, January 12th, Scholarship Sundays with Dr. Dary will move our time to 6:30pm (Pacific Standard Time)!


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